Home General The iPod Nano Watch: Fashion Win Or Fashion Fail?

The iPod Nano Watch: Fashion Win Or Fashion Fail?

400
1

You knew someone was going to do it, it was just a question of time. The real question is, does the iPod Nano actually work as a wristwatch? Well, that depends on your definition of “works”.

There’s a few problems, right off the bat. First off: battery life. The Nano only has about 8-10 hours of battery life in continuous use, which is less then desirable for a wristwatch. I mean, who wants a watch that you have to recharge every night? Next off, a lack of water resistance. The Nano is not intended to be used near water, and your hands generally are near water more often then you realize. Finally, as a fashion accessory. I like a chunky watch as much as the next guy, but the new Nano is still a little large to wear on your wrist.

If your heart is set on wearing one, you can pick up a Maratac watch band for about $17, and stick it behind the clip on the Nano. I actually have two Maratac bands; they are high quality and look great with a real wristwatch. With the Nano? That’s your call. I think I’ll pass.

[via Gizmodo]

Thank you for reading this WristWatchReview post. With so many things competing for everyone’s attention these days, we really appreciate you giving us your time. We work hard every day to put quality content out there for our community.

WristWatchReview is one of the few remaining truly independent watch news outlets. We do not have a giant corporation behind us, and we rely heavily on our community to support us, in an age when advertisers are increasingly uninterested in sponsoring small, independent watch sites — especially a site like ours that is unwilling to pull punches in its reporting and analysis. We don't play the games the other sites play and we've paid for it when it comes to ad revenue.

We would love for you to support us on Patreon and every little bit helps. Thank you.

–The WWR Team

1 COMMENT

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.